Heavy rain in the Russian city of Sochi causes flooding

Heavy rain has saturated the Russian city of Sochi in the past few days causing heavy flooding shown in this compilation filmed on 17 August 2019.

Footage shows a woman walking ankle deep in summer shoes as she attempts to cross the street. Cars are part-way submerged and driving on the street is reduced to a crawl.

According to local sources, the authorities are preparing for a possible evacuation due to the threat of further adverse weather including tornadoes.